Nearly two-thirds of Swiss voters backed the introduction of same-sex marriage in a referendum held Sunday, with campaigners calling it a historic moment for gay rights in Switzerland.
In theory, sushi is a simple thing to be enjoyed in almost any way you like.
Fire fighting and standing up to authorities runs in the family for former NSW fire chief, now author Greg Mullins.
The book Amos Oz’s daughter wrote about his abuse of her as a child is causing shock waves, with many relating to it as the truth, not a literary work. It is a deceptive and unbalanced effort by an entitled person
AB 701 is the first legislation in the U.S. regulating warehouse performance metrics. The new California law aims to crack down on harsh work standards in Amazon fulfillment centers.
Can't decide what to serve your guests? Here are some delicious dishes for you to wow your friends and family with.
Ten people died and five were reported missing after an overloaded river ferry in China’s southern Guizhou province capsized in bad weather on Saturday afternoon.The ferry was the main mode of transport across the Zangke river for students from the town of the same name in Liuzhi district. Most of the passengers were thought to be students, state broadcaster CCTV reported.The ferry, operated by Xiling Shipping, was carrying at least 46 passengers when its maximum capacity was 40, according to…
Traditional speculators, known as pinhookers, are now vying with online buyers looking to invest in something new. The new bidders are driving up prices.
These are all the recipes you need to transport yourself to a Middle Eastern summer day on the beach.
[The Herald] TRIATHLON Zimbabwe secretary-general Carol Pakenham says the late entrance of Kazakh star Ayan Beisenbayev has added excitement ahead of the 14th edition of the Bonaqua Africa Triathlon Cup.
It was an eventful week in the closely-watched trial of Elizabeth Holmes, with witnesses who included scientists, medical professionals, a patient and even the former US Secretary of Defense laying out how the promise of Holmes' blood testing company Theranos fell apart.
U.S. officials said about two-thirds of those at the camp are families and the rest are single adults.
Many committed Catholics have already lost faith that hard questions will either be asked or answered.
Don’t make fun of Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef’s disparaging remarks about schooling until you’ve looked at how poorly Israel ranks on skills and education
From Birmingham to Gee’s Bend, the Souls Grown Deep Foundation is directly investing in Alabama communities where artists and quilters live, work — and struggle.
Alexandria is transitioning to become Egypt’s new economic hub. It’s a good move by Egypt’s policymakers because it’s vital that revenue generators are found to replace those currently in place from
Nationwide Building Society sets up a fraud checking hotline, but says wider changes are need to halt fraud.
[The Conversation Africa] As the protracted global battle with SARS-CoV-2 continues to rage, objections to the measures being taken to combat the virus are increasing. Protests have been reported in countries such as the US, the UK, Australia, Thailand, South Africa, France, Italy, and Greece. In some instances, the protests have become violent resulting in injuries and arrests.
NYU Professor Scott Galloway says the drop in men going to college is part of a growing mating crisis in the US and that the country runs the risk of producing "too many of the most dangerous cohort in the world" if the trend isn't reversed.
Israel’s approach to progressive Democrats is a case study in dilettantism, laziness and convenient denial of trends in U.S. politics and society. The vote this week on Iron Dome funding is only a symptom
The cause of the accident was not immediately clear and federal safety authorities will investigate
At least three people were killed on Saturday afternoon when an Amtrak train that runs between Seattle and Chicago derailed in north-central Montana, toppling several cars onto their sides, authorities said.
The westbound Empire Builder train derailed at about 4pm near Joplin, a town of about 200, Amtrak spokesman Jason Abrams said. The accident scene is about 150 miles north-east of Helena and about 30 miles from the border with Canada. Continue reading...
Actor was taken to a local hospital after the incident
You've probably received calls that your car warranty is expiring or has expired. They're almost never from dealers or manufacturers.
This young arranger/composer has already achieved more than many artists twice her age.
France on Saturday accused Australia and the United States of lying over a ruptured Australian contract to buy French submarines, saying a crisis was under way between the allies.French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday recalled the ambassadors to Canberra and Washington in an unprecedented move to signal his fury over Australia’s decision to break a deal for the French submarines in favour of American nuclear-powered vessels.The row has, for now, ended hopes of a post-Donald Trump…
The director Stephen Chbosky narrates a sequence from his film, featuring Ben Platt.
Three women who were way ahead of their time, educated and famous for their Berlin soirees – but ignored for centuries by Jewish historians because they converted to Christianity
Scientists at Imperial College London are now researching a link between Covid-19 and new allergies.
Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand hit top form in Joel Coen’s austere reimagining of Shakespeare’s Scottish bloodbath
What’s the point of another Macbeth movie? It wasn’t that long ago we had Justin Kurzel’s big realist version, with Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard. Well, there’s always a point if the film is as compelling and visually brilliant as this. Director Joel Coen, working for once without brother Ethan, has delivered a stark monochrome nightmare, refrigerated to an icy coldness.
With Shakespeare’s text cut right back, it’s a version that brings us back to the language by framing the drama in theatrical, stylised ways: an agoraphobic ordeal in which bodies and faces loom up with tin-tack sharpness out of the creamy-white fog. Continue reading...
My pillow is the only one I can fall asleep on, yet my wife often takes it. Given the sliding-from-under-her-head trick never ends well, what can I do?
With songs about subjects like how facial recognition technology affects Black people and racial profiling, the rapper also known as Rollie Pemberton says he’s not holding anything back on “Parallel World.”
Two electric vehicle drivers have launched a High Court legal challenge to Victoria’s controversial road user tax.
Olympic star Simone Biles' life has been marked by profound challenges. She wants to pass on positive mental health lessons during the Gold Over America Tour coming to Southern California.
Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review.
William Grant Still’s “Highway 1, U.S.A.,” staged by Opera Theater of St. Louis, is available online until Sept. 30.
The post-corornavirus consumer surge has defied the worst expectations, but what will happen when people can start shopping overseas again?
The Somerset Patriots lost cars and equipment to Hurricane Ida’s aftermath — and had fish swimming in the on-deck circle — but the Yankees affiliate returned home a week later.
What do couples do once the kids leave the nest? Move back to the city, trade a garden for a seaview and live in a home with no stairs are a few of the more popular options
The Australian sharemarket closed 1% higher, up 73.3 points to 7370.2 buoyed by gains on Wall Street and the energy sector’s continued rise.